ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 1969
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(Studio) Attorney General John Mitchell tells House sub-committee on campus disorders there will be federal prosecution of protesters, but speech didn't deal with government intervention.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(DC) Mitchell drops hard-line and rhetoric. Says no new federal laws needed now and deplores idea of cutting off federal funds to colleges where unrest occurs. No drastic action planned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
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